Course Goals

  • Course content focus on Anatomical Language, Autopsy, Surgery, & Suturing, Homeostasis, Histology, Drug Dosage, Cytotoxicity, Integumentary System, Investigating the Skin, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Biomechanics, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Reproductive Systems, Global Health, and Medical Case Studies.

    Some of the major goals that will be accomplished after successful completion of this course are as follows. 
    -Utilize critical thinking and scientific problem solving for research and experimentation.
    -Model approaches to scientific topics through analysis of data, critical thinking, and application of learned concepts.
    -Create appreciation of the complexity of the human body.
    -Examine the effects of values and attitudes on personal and community health.
    -Develop communication skills in reading, writing, and discussing scientific principles and outcomes using appropriate scientific vocabulary.
    - Identify the structure and function relationships of the human body systems, explore the interactions among the systems and investigate major disorders/diseases associated with each.
    -Study the composition of the human body and the methods for maintaining homeostasis.
    -Explore the relationship of the cell to the more complex levels of biological organization.
    - Describe the organization of the body and how anatomical structure fits function to provide an integrated view of the human body.
    - Connect the information present in class with cultural issues, health, exercise, and aging.